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April 5, 2008

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  1. Lead Belly: The Midnight Special (theme) Last Sessions Smithsonian Folkways SFCD40068/71
  2. Sweet Charity (orig.cast - Gwen Verdon - Helen Gallagher - Thelma Oliver): There's Gotta Be Something Better Than This (Cy Coleman/Dorothy Fields) Columbia SK60960
  3. Tom May: The Lovin' of the Game (Pat & Victoria Garvey) Blue Roads, Red Wine Waterbug WBG80
  4. Kathy Mattea: Why Can't We (Russell Smith / Danny Orton) The Innocent Years Mercury 088 170 130-2
  5. The Yellow Room Gang (David Tamulevich w/ Karrie Potter): (Ours Is a) Simple Faith (Tamulevich) The Yellow Room Gang Yellow Room YRR001
  6. Zoe Mulford: Life Is Too Short to Fold Underwear Traveling Moon Winged Seed 83707 84012
  7. Kathy Mattea: Blue Diamond Mines (Jean Ritchie) Coal Captain Potato 7653260-2
  8. Anne Feeney: Hillcrest Mine (James Keelaghan) Dump the Bosses Off Your Back self 80767 00482
  9. Tom T. Hall: I'm a Coal Mining Man (Dixie & T.T.Hall) Sings Miss Dixie & Tom T. Blue Circle BCR-012
  10. Jeff Moore: Only a Miner (Andy Irvine) The Dove's Perch Fleagull FR0101
  11. David Mitchell & Robert Webb: Cars and Cheese The Mitchell & Webb Sound: Series Three BBC Audio
  12. Adam Tanner: Rat's Been on My Cheese (Walter Vinson) Sure as You're Born self 37101 34606
  13. Monty Python: The Cheese Shop The Monty Python Instant Record Collection Arista ARCD-8296
  14. Peggy Seeger: Chunk of Cheddar Cheese (Folkstage - November 6, 1999) WFMT recording
  15. Andrew McKnight: Crossroads (Revisited) (Robt.Johnson, new words A.McKnight) Something Worth Standing For Falling Mountain FM-1050
  16. Jeff Daniels: Forgive Me, Robert Johnson Grandfather's Hat Boomdeeboom 16892 87382
  17. Bill Morrissey: Robert Johnson The Essential Collection Rounder1166-11595-2
  18. Krista Detor: Robert Johnson Has Left Mississippi Cover Their Eyes Corazong 255 102
  19. The Biddies (Claudia Schmidt): Eueliah (Folkstage - July 28, 2007) WFMT Recording
  20. Gamble Rogers: The Passion of Miss Eulalah Singleterry Live - The Warm Way Home Oklawaha OK1002
  21. Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer: Snake-Handlin Man Seven Is the Number Tracy Grammer TGM 060719
  22. Patty Stevenson & Craig Siemsen: Sweet Tooth (Ginny Reilly) One Person Larrea PC1281
  23. New Faces of 1952 (orig.cast-June Carroll): Penny Candy (Siegel/Carroll) Jasmine JASCD 126
  24. Patty Stevenson & Craig Siemsen: More Than Candy (P.Stevenson) One Person Larrea PC1281
  25. Cindy Kallet & Grey Larsen: Your Love (C.Kallet) Cross the Water Sleepy Creek 105
  26. Randy Newman: Living Without You The Randy Newman Songbook Vol. 1 Nonesuch 79689-2
  27. Sally Martin: I Had a Dream About You (Maury Yeston) Another Time, Another Place self 00261 22511
  28. Bob Bovee & Gail Heil: The Farmer Is the Man (trad) When the Cactus Is in Bloom Copper Creek CCCD-0181
  29. John Wort Hannam: 10,000 Acres Two Bit Suit Blackhen BHM-CD-957
  30. Tom Irwin: This Old Farm Carry Me Home Clyded CR-1028
  31. Kathy Mattea: 33, 45, 78 (Record Time) (Steve Key) Lonesome Standard Time Mercury314-512-567-2
  32. Twilight Hotel: Viva la Vinyl (Zdan-Quanbury) (Folkstage - March 29, 2008) WFMT Recording
  33. John Hartford: Don't Leave Your Records in the Sun Mark Twang Flying Fish FF-020
  34. David Mitchell & Robert Webb: Anthropomorphic Shower The Mitchell & Webb Sound: Series Three BBC Audio
  35. Michael Flanders & Donald Swann: In the Bath At the Drop of Another Hat EMI CDS7974642
  36. John Lithgow: Singin' in the Bathtub (M.Cleary-H.Magidson-N.Washington, add.lyrics J.Lithgow) Columbia LK 63501
  37. Annie & Rod Capps: Crossed the Mississippi In This Town Yellow Room YR006
  38. Jack Hardy: Memphis Noir Great Divide JH-4170
  39. Lyle Lovett: Memphis Midnight / Memphis Morning (Eric Taylor) Step Inside This House Curb-MCA MCAD2-11831
  40. Neal & Leandra: Ready for Memphis (Neal Hagberg) Stranger to My Kin Red House RHRCD 125
  41. Joe Glazer: I Dreamed of Martin Luther King Folk Songs of the American Dream Collector 1954CD
  42. Harry Belafonte: Abraham, Martin and John (Holler) Belafonte - By Request RCA Victor LSP-4301
  43. Unidentified chorus w/ Irving Brown: I'll Never Turn Back, No Mo' / Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. speech excerpt The Long Road to Freedom: An Anthology of Black Music Buddha BDJ5
  44. Greg Greenway: Free at Last (G.Greenway-Ron Curcio) / In the Name of Love (Bono-G.Greenway) Live Face SOH003
  45. Kim & Reggie Harris and Magpie: When I'm Gone (close) (Phil Ochs) Spoken in Love Longtail LT003-2

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Tom May, Anne Feeney, Jeff Moore, Andrew McKnight, Krista Detor

CD of the week: Tom May

These concerts were mentioned on the program:

Girlyman and Meg Hutchinson at the Old Town School of Folk Music, Sunday, April 13 at 7 PM. 4544 N. Lincoln, Chicago.
Kathy Mattea will be there Saturday, April 19 at 10:00 (7 pm show sold out).

Patty Stevenson & Craig Siemsen perform for the Lake County Folk Club at the El Barrio Restaurant, 1122 Diamond Lake Rd., Mundelein, Sunday, April 6 at 7.

Cindy Kallet & Grey Larsen perform for the Acoustic Renaissance Concert series at the Unitarian Church of Hinsdale, 17 W. Maple, Hinsdale, Saturday, April 12 at 8.

Bob Bovee & Gail Heil perform for Hogeye Folk Arts, Ltd., at the Lake Street Church, Lake & Chicago Ave., Evanston, Saturday, April 12 at 7:30.
Jamie O'Reilly will be there May 3.

Bill's Blues, 1029 Davis St., Evanston presents Annie & Rod Capps, Sunday, April 6 at 7.
Jeremy Taylor will be there April 13.

The Yellow Room Gang and The Biddies perform in a Folkstage concert for WFMT, Saturday, May 10 at 7:00 at the Center for Performing Arts of Governors' State University in University Park.